To ensure the Park House allowed in as much natural light as possible, Jonathan went solar in more ways than one.
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Zooey and I love to entertain, so we designed the Park House with lots of options: dinner parties, game nights, movie nights, you name it. But we wanted a home filled with natural light, which was part of the appeal of the Park House when we bought it. How would we marry the two?
One of those entertaining spaces is the solarium, which we converted from an outdoor patio space. Now, we have an enclosed space with an incredible glass roof from Global Solariums. Everybody who comes into the solarium does a double take, because they’re not expecting it! But it’s such a great opportunity to enjoy outdoor living year-round.
On the second level, there’s a catwalk, because all the bedrooms open onto the solarium to help with connectivity and the feel that everyone’s sharing the same space. The railings all the way around were done by Emerick’s Ironworks, who have worked with us on many of our shows. The ironwork looks great and lends a historically accurate feel.
Letting The Light In
The solarium is the, er, shining example of natural light that flows throughout the Park House. The house is full of windows, from the tall, beautiful doors across the front of the house, to the gothic arches in the main bedroom suite. But like many historic houses, most of the windows were single-pane and leaking both water and energy.
We reached out to Pella, who came in and did a full window replacement, but without losing any of the architectural details. Now, our windows are safer, way more energy efficient, and still let in that incredible natural light that lends the Park House its name.
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Jonathan + Zooey's Park House Resource Guide
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|wdt_ID||Room||Product Type||Product STYLE||Product||Company STYLE||Company||Product Code / Sku|
|1||Exterior||Exterior Brick||"Creative Mines Craft® Paintgrade Brick™ Loft"||"Creative Mines Craft® Paintgrade Brick™ Loft"||Creative Mines||Creative Mines||N/A|
|2||Exterior||Paint - Exterior||Emerald Exterior||Emerald Exterior||Sherwin-Williams||Sherwin-Williams||N/A|
|5||Exterior||Custom Windows||Custom Windows & Doors Throughout||Custom Windows & Doors Throughout||Pella||Pella||N/A|
|6||Exterior||Driveway||Artillo Arabesque Pattern 11A||Artillo Arabesque Pattern 11A||ARTO||ARTO||Creme Fraiche Vintage|
|7||Exterior||CORE grass parking – overflow area||CORE Grass 70-40||CORE Grass 70-40||CORE Landscape Products||CORE Landscape Products||Black|
|8||Exterior||CORE gravel driveway – easement portion||CORE Gravel 60-40||CORE Gravel 60-40||CORE Landscape Products||CORE Landscape Products||Grey|
|9||Exterior||CORE gravel garbage area||CORE Gravel 50-35||CORE Gravel 50-35||CORE Landscape Products||CORE Landscape Products||Grey|
|10||Exterior||Water Softener||Premier Series – Non-electric, Twin Tank, Demand Operated||Premier Series – Non-electric, Twin Tank, Demand Operated||Kinetico||Kinetico||N/A|
|11||Exterior||Drinking Water System||K5 Drinking Water Station with VOC and Mineral Plus cartridges||K5 Drinking Water Station with VOC and Mineral Plus cartridges||Kinetico||Kinetico||N/A|
|12||Exterior||Specialty Filter||Chloramine Reduction System||Chloramine Reduction System||Kinetico||Kinetico||N/A|
|13||Rose Garden||Outdoor Heaters||Infratech WD60 custom black finish, 6,000 watts||Infratech WD60 custom black finish, 6,000 watts||Encino Fireplace||Encino Fireplace||N/A|
|14||Rose Garden||Outdoor Heaters||WD39 s/s 5,000 watts||WD39 s/s 5,000 watts||Encino Fireplace||Encino Fireplace||N/A|
|15||Throughout||Recessed Lighting||HALO LTB 4 in. Selectable CCT (3000K-5000K) Integrated LED, White Recessed Light, Dimmable Retrofit Trim||HALO LTB 4 in. Selectable CCT (3000K-5000K) Integrated LED, White Recessed Light, Dimmable Retrofit Trim||Halo by Cooper Lighting||Halo by Cooper Lighting||N/A|
|16||Entry||Walls at Paneling||Pure White||Pure White||Sherwin-Williams||Sherwin-Williams||SW 7005|
|17||Entry||Coat Closet Built-In||Quietude||Quietude||Sherwin-Williams||Sherwin-Williams||SW 6212|
|18||Entry||Parquet Flooring||Bordeaux Parquet Pattern in White Oak||Bordeaux Parquet Pattern in White Oak||Oshkosh Designs||Oshkosh Designs||SKU 156|
|19||Entry||Chevron Flooring||Chevron in White Oak||Chevron in White Oak||Oshkosh Designs||Oshkosh Designs||SKU 138|
|20||Entry||Crown Moulding||Crown 368||Crown 368||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||D-CM-368DRL|
|21||Entry||Base Moulding - paired with Crown for Crown Build-up||Base 522||Base 522||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||522|
|22||Entry||Chair Rail/Panel Mould||Chair Rail CR7||Chair Rail CR7||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||CR07|
|23||Entry||S4S Board||1X4 Board||1X4 Board||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||1X4|
|24||Entry||Base Moulding||Base B20||Base B20||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||B020|
|25||Entry||Casing||Casing RB03||Casing RB03||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||RB03|
|26||Entry||Flat Jamb||Flat Jamb 6-5/8"||Flat Jamb 6-5/8"||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||Flat Jamb 6-5/8" X 97-11/16"|
|27||Entry||Primed 10-panel Interior Door - Double Hip Panel||10-panel Door||10-panel Door||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||158 Interior - DBH PRM|
|28||Entry||Mahogany 10-panel Exterior Door - Double Hip Panel||10-panel Door||10-panel Door||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||158 Exterior|
|29||Entry||Cabinet Pull||Pilkinton Cabinet Pull||Pilkinton Cabinet Pull||Signature Hardware||Signature Hardware||Golden Champagne|
|30||Entry||Sharber Clear Glass Cabinet||Sharber Clear Glass Cabinet||Sharber Clear Glass Cabinet||Signature Hardware||Signature Hardware||Gold Champagne|
|31||Entry||Door Hardware||Octagon Mortise Knob by Knob, Lever by Lever Entryset in Flat Black Finish||Octagon Mortise Knob by Knob, Lever by Lever Entryset in Flat Black Finish||Emtek||Emtek||Octagon Tuscany Lever|
|32||Entry||Door Hinges||Radius Corners Heavy Duty Ball Bearing, Plated Steel||Radius Corners Heavy Duty Ball Bearing, Plated Steel||Emtek||Emtek||Matte Black|
|33||Entry||Registers||Honeycomb Bronze||Honeycomb Bronze||Signature Hardware||Signature Hardware||SKU : 917439|
|34||Entry||Rivington Small Round Sconce||Natural Brass||Natural Brass||Circa Lighting||Circa Lighting||RL2064|
|35||Entry||Chandelier||Dickinson Large Chandelier||Dickinson Large Chandelier||Circa Lighting||Circa Lighting||KS 5006SB-CG|
|36||Dining Room||Moldings and Wainscott||Indigo Batik||Indigo Batik||Sherwin-Williams||Sherwin-Williams||SW 7602|
|37||Dining Room||Wallpaper||Dandelions Wallpaper - Deep Autumn Night||Dandelions Wallpaper - Deep Autumn Night||Milton & King||Milton & King||N/A|
|38||Dining Room||Wallpaper Install||Katie's Wallpaper Installation||Katie's Wallpaper Installation||Katie's Wallpaper||Katie's Wallpaper||N/A|
|39||Dining Room||Crown Moulding||Crown 368||Crown 368||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||D-CM-368DRL|
|40||Dining Room||Base Moulding - paired with Crown for Crown Build-up||Base 522||Base 522||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||522|
|41||Dining Room||Chair Rail/Panel Mould||Chair Rail CR7||Chair Rail CR7||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||CR07|
|42||Dining Room||S4S Board||1X4 Board||1X4 Board||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||1X4|
|43||Dining Room||Base Moulding||Base B20||Base B20||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||B020|
|44||Dining Room||Casing||Casing RB03||Casing RB03||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||RB03|
|45||Dining Room||Flat Jamb||Flat Jamb 6-5/8"||Flat Jamb 6-5/8"||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||Flat Jamb 6-5/8" X 97-11/16"|
|46||Dining Room||Primed 10-panel Interior Door - Double Hip Panel||10-panel Door||10-panel Door||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||158 Interior - DBH PRM|
|47||Dining Room||Mahogany 10-panel Exterior Door - Double Hip Panel||10-panel Door||10-panel Door||Woodgrain||Woodgrain||158 Exterior|
|48||Dining Room||Parquet Flooring||Bordeaux Parquet pattern in White Oak||Bordeaux Parquet pattern in White Oak||Oshkosh Designs||Oshkosh Designs||SKU 156|
|49||Dining Room||Chevron Flooring||Chevron in White Oak||Chevron in White Oak||Oshkosh Designs||Oshkosh Designs||SKU 138|
|50||Dining Room||Chevron Flooring||Chevron in White Oak||Chevron in White Oak||Oshkosh Designs||Oshkosh Designs||SKU 138|